Summer Festivals | Basel 2021

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Basel has a wealth of outdoor, summer festivals and concerts including classical, jazz, blues and popular music. Enjoy the beautiful summer weather and the chance to celebrate with live music this summertime.

Things to do in Basel Summer | Your favourite blog posts

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Here’s the most read blog posts of Summer 2020-21 as rated by you! Thanks for reading the Things to do in Basel blog, the local guide to Basel.

Things to do in Basel | Basel Guide August 2021

Here’s the low down on Things to do in Basel, Summer 2021, whatever the weather. Including a few ideas for day trips from Basel.

A tour of Basel’s best microbreweries and beer halls

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Take my tour of Basel’s microbreweries and beer halls, doable in one day or over time. There’s a vibrant microbrewery scene in Basel and many a wonderful beer hall to drink a beer in the bar, on the terrace or to take away. Cheers and enjoy!!

Do you love English rose gardens, scones and cream?

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Ettenbühl Gardens located near Bad Bellingen in Germany around 30 mins drive from Basel.  They boast an impressive 1,000 variety rose collection plus a 5 hectare garden with 20 different themed zones to wander through.  If you are interested in photography the gardens offer a lot of amazing vistas for portraits.  Take a picnic blanket in the summer months and while away the hours in the most idyllic setting.

Foraging for elderflower to make a summery cordial

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It was a warm sunny day today so, I headed to Niederbipp in Canton Solothurn, a region I used to live in. I wanted to go foraging in the woods with the hope that I could also pick some Elderflower. Why? These beautiful delicate flowers are packed with fragrant yellow pollen that makes the most delicious summer cordial.

Pick your own Cherries in Basel

The summer months in Basel offer us the chance to pick your own fruit. early July sees the beginning of Cherry season in Basel when some local farms offer pick your own fruit. Pick your own cherries a great Things to do in Basel.

Pick your own strawberries at one of our local farms

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What better way to get out into the beautiful farming landscape in Basel land than to make a visit to a local farm and self pick Strawberries. A worth while thing to do in Basel this Summer.

Let’s Celebrate Swiss National Day

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Facebook Instagram Pinterest Twitter Youtube Swiss National Day Swiss National day falls on 1st of August and signifies the formation of the Swiss Confederation of Helvetica in 1891, the dawn of Switzerland as we know it today.  On this national holiday the weather is usually great so, the Swiss tend to celebrate their national day […]

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